pOpshelf opens first Illinois store in Gurnee!
Goodlettsville, Tennessee – February 8, 2023 – pOpshelf is excited to announce its first Illinois store is now open! Located at 6931 Grand Avenue in Gurnee (Lake County), hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week.
pOpshelf is an exciting retail store with the majority of items priced at $5 or less that offers customers an affordable and fun shopping experience. Customers can expect a fun, joyful and guilt-free shopping experience as they browse a selection of on-trend seasonal and home décor, health and beauty must-haves, home cleaning supplies, household and specialty items, arts and crafts, party planning and entertaining needs, toys and much more!
“It is with great excitement that we expand the pOpshelf presence into Illinois and bring our fun and affordable shopping experience to the Gurnee community,” said Matt Frame, pOpshelf’s senior director of store operations. “With each pOpshelf store, we hope to bring joy with our differentiated retail concept that offers customers with a variety of home décor, beauty essentials, party supplies, specialty foods, electronics and more. We look forward to welcoming customers to the new store!
With pOpshelf’s first opening in the Prairie State, the Company now operates stores in fourteen states. The Company is currently under construction on a store in Fairview Heights (St. Clair County) and plans to evaluate additional areas in Illinois for future locations.
Each pOpshelf store is expected to create up to 15 new jobs and employ team members passionate about helping customers enjoy their shopping experience. At pOpshelf, team members will have the opportunity to join an invigorating retail environment that brings to life the new brand’s mission of making shopping exciting and fun for everyday purchases and unique finds. Candidates interested in joining the pOpshelf team may review and apply for positions online at https://careers.popshelf.com/.
As part of pOpshelf’s commitment to serving communities, it partners with The ConfettiFoundation to provide birthday parties to children spending their birthday in a hospital, pediatric oncology clinic or hospice facility. The partnership aims to bring positive memories, normalcy and joy to patients and their families during a difficult time. To date, pOpshelf has donated more than $120,000 to The Confetti Foundation, helping provide more than 2,900 children’s birthday parties.
pOpshelf currently operates approximately more than 100 locations and 40 store-within-a-store locations, which combine pOpshelf and DG Market offerings, with plans to have approximately 1,000 total stores by its 2025 fiscal year end.
pOpshelf’s mission is to make every day special by providing shoppers a stress-free shopping destination for everyday items and those special things that make living better. With most items priced under $5, in addition to a complement of extreme value items priced above $5, we make it easy for our guests to stay within their budget while treating themselves at the same time! pOpshelf offers a fun, on-trend and rotating selection of seasonal, houseware, home décor, health and beauty products, home cleaning supplies and paper products and party goods in addition to candy & snacks, toys, games and electronics, among other items.